NEWS LINKS :: DJ Irie wants to go on the road with The Heat, Pitbull on TODAY, Lebron’s a U2 fan and er’bodys singing Mike-Vick-Back

Some random Miami and non-Miami related news stories and articles that might be of interest to ya’….

– DJ Irie jokingly tells Urban Daily that they need to take him on the road with them. [TheUrbanDaily]

– Mr. International, formerly Mr. 305, Pitbull killed it on the Today Show with Ne-Yo, Marc Anthony, T-Pain and more. This went down Friday Morning as part of Today’s summer concert series in the middle of Rockefeller Plaza. So crazy to see where Pitbull came from and accomplished within the last ten years. [Yardie]

– Being on tour hasn’t stopped these guys from releasing material. Mayday releases a new video for their Del assisted track “The Ride”, which is directed by Garcia. [57thAve]

– Jim Jonsin was surprised by Eminem in his making “Space Bound” a single. Jim explains. [MTV News]

– Wal-Mart is Set to hire 350 new employees for a new store they have opening in the West Miami area around Coral Way and 84th Avenue. All positions are available. [Examiner]

– Here’s some Joe Budden footage from the show he had a couple weeks ago at EVE in Downtown Miami. [Youtube]

– The world’s most hated-on athlete Lebron James showed up at the U2 concert a couple days ago with nothing but smiles on his face and repping with a Miami Heat fitted. [Riptide]

– Former AOL and NBC executive, Randy Falcon, was named the new CEO of Miami-based Univision. [Los Angeles Times]

– Vein sits down with Mack On The Radio over at y100. [PlanetPit]

– Michael Vick definitely gets the comeback career of the moment award. He just picked Nike back up as a endorser and his book is set to come out in a few weeks. [TheShoeGame]

– Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez has cancer and is in Cuba getting treatment. He may very well stay in Cuba for the forseeable future to continue getting treatment. [CNN]

– NYC politicians hope to start exterminating New York city graffiti. And they will start enforcing new techniques to do so by 2026. Yeah, in 15 years, which means, it ain’t happening. [Animal]

Comcast shuts down NBC Universal’s Digital Show Production department, you know, because nobody was watching the online shows they were producing. Only 11 jobs were affected in the move, but it does question the future of online-exclusive content creation for the big networks and if its worth it. [Adage]

Stick around. More posts coming later…